Enterprising capitalists have basically turned one of Nelson Mandela’s old homes into an Airbnb. The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation is now open to the public. For a price.
Madonna has been on her "Unapologetic Bitch" tip as of late, especially since six tracks from her forthcoming album Rebel Heart leaked, and she responded deftly by just releasing them, a pretty smart move. "Unapologetic Bitch" is one of those tracks, and titlewise, a fine summation of her whole career. Unfortunately, …
Watch out, Rihanna — there's a Nigerian heiress named Abimbola “Bim” Fernandez who's coming for you. Well, maybe.
On the heels of releasing her new "Adore You" video, Miley Cyrus spoke with The New York Times, and she sounds like herself. Annoying. The pop star says she is a feminist, doesn't want to glamorize drugs, didn't turn Joe Jonas onto weed — lolz at the Disney beef — and draws inspiration from Kurt Cobain and at least…
An Indian billboard dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela accidentally used a photograph of actor Morgan Freeman instead. Freeman played Mandela in the 2009 film Invictus, but the two are not, in fact, the same person (SEE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE ABOVE)—one of them being the deceased former leader of South Africa,…
After Monday's hubbub about First Lady Michelle Obama's bitchy resting face at Nelson Mandela's funeral, the New York Post has lived up to its legacy of wildly offensive covers with this latest, the headline of which implies that FLOTUS was mad at her husband for talking to the "attractive" Prime Minister of Denmark.
Earlier today, President Obama delivered a fitting speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa. Obama drew on the activist’s struggle against apartheid and his fight for social justice, saying that Mandela’s work made his own political career as America’s first black president possible.
Nelson Mandela was no stranger to strength or love and maybe that’s why many of his romantic choices reflected both of these qualities. Also, the man had swag — his proposal to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (above) alone should be dispersed in pamphlet form at college political rallies. As the world celebrates the life of…
Rick Santorum threw in his two cents on Nelson Mandela's life and works yesterday when he told Bill O'Reilly that just as Mandela fought apartheid, so too does Rick Santorum fight Obamacare. Hoo boy. No. No, Rick Santorum. Obamacare is not like apartheid. That is not how analogies work. Not liking a thing doesn't…
In today's Tweet Beat, Nelson Mandela died. Additionally, Peaches Geldof sympathizes with the homeless.
Nelson Mandela — humanitarian, anti-apartheid activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and South Africa's first black President — died today at age 95. Mandela devoted his life to improving the lives of all disenfranchised groups, but, right now, let's take a look at what Mandela did for women.
Former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has died from complications related to a recurring lung infection. He was 95.
A controversy is brewing in South Africa over Nelson Mandela's reported involvement in a clothing line.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones says she is not "aesthetically beautiful" because she has flaws. Sigh. [Telegraph]
This is a video of Naomi Campbell refusing to answer questions about her relationship with the notorious Liberian warlord/president Charles Taylor, and about a large blood diamond Taylor allegedly gave the supermodel in South Africa in 1997.